The negatives to a Z4

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The negatives to a Z4

Post by Chris_D » Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:36 pm

bearded_ed wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:43 pm
Chris_D wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:37 pm
Good choice! :thumbsup:
One thing I would recommend with the bones is to put a tie-wrap around each of the securing loops as they can slip off the spars with even just a light bike frame mounted.
Bit of a design flaw imo as they’re friction-fit but the tiewraps secure them nicely.
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Ahh is that the bits that go around the frame you mean? I'll get something extra to tie down with. Thanks for the tip!

Is it easy to put on and off car? I've not tried yet!
It's a doddle once you've done it a few times. Usually takes me about 5 mins.
To protect the paint I use some pads made up of that squishy black sh!te you can get for your dashboard and slip them under the 4 feet.
I also wrapped the hooks in 6 bits of old bike tyre innertube.
Don't overtighten as you'll put stress on the boot lock, but enough to secure it of course.
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The negatives to a Z4

Post by JoshsZ4M » Wed Sep 18, 2019 6:48 am

Jembo wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 4:21 pm
seattlebrian wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:50 am
What are the negatives to the car?
- Not being able to drive the Z enough
- A huge fear if the Mrs wants to go shopping in the Z with you to the supermarket
- The Mrs borrowing the Z without your knowledge
- Loss of weekend time (car cleaning) & acquiring varied levels of OCD
- This forum for making you have new wants & spending your money on loads of things you suddenly find out you need
- Morons who have one washer jet that squirts over their car to yours behind @ traffic lights
Love these 😂 the washer one especially :headbang:

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The negatives to a Z4

Post by Mani59 » Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:53 pm

LeeZ4MR wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:42 pm
Mr Tidy wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:18 pm

My Z4 is my special day/weekend car. But I get to hear an N52 every time I go out as my daily E90 330i also has an N52 - but it's far too quiet for my liking. :(
I thought my E90 330i was far too quiet as well. :(

From what I read though both the 130i/Z4 with the N52 engine are much more vocal. I'm a firm believer that if a car has reasonable cylinders and capacity then you should be able to hear it for sure. 8)
Very true!! :thumbsup:
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The negatives to a Z4

Post by Marlon » Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:02 pm

Jembo wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:09 pm
buzyg wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:12 pm
Chippie wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 6:23 pm

Perhaps the OP isn’t seriously considering buying a Z4 as it appears they can’t be bothered to reply
Lol, don't you just love it when that happens. :lol:
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